M A Mikati

Summary

Affiliation: American University of Beirut
Country: Lebanon

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of Landau-Kleffner syndrome
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, and Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Paediatr Drugs 7:377-89. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Refractory calculation-induced idiopathic generalized epilepsy: a case report and review of the literature
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsia 46:48-50. 2005
  3. pmc Blood lead concentrations in 1-3 year old Lebanese children: a cross-sectional study
    Iman Nuwayhid
    Department of Environmental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Environ Health 2:5. 2003
  4. pmc Equal antipyretic effectiveness of oral and rectal acetaminophen: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN11886401]
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Pediatr 5:35. 2005
  5. pmc Alternating ibuprofen and acetaminophen in the treatment of febrile children: a pilot study [ISRCTN30487061]
    Mona M Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Med 4:4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Normalization of quality of life three years after temporal lobectomy: a controlled study
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsia 47:928-33. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Changes in sphingomyelinases, ceramide, Bax, Bcl(2), and caspase-3 during and after experimental status epilepticus
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Res 81:161-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Novel mutation causing partial biotinidase deficiency in a Syrian boy with infantile spasms and retardation
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    J Child Neurol 21:978-81. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Two randomized vitamin D trials in ambulatory patients on anticonvulsants: impact on bone
    M A Mikati
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Neurology 67:2005-14. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Guideline and algorithms for treatment of pediatric epilepsy in the West: how about the individual patient and the rest of the world?
    Mohamad Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    Epileptic Disord 10:69-71. 2008

Collaborators

  • Nabil Mounla
  • R Sawaya
  • Gregory L Holmes
  • A Khalil
  • Fadi F Bitar
  • Z Liu
  • A Gatt
  • Bassem I Yamout
  • C E Stafstrom
  • Lionel Carmant
  • S Werner
  • Durriyah Sinno
  • Makram Obeid
  • Chantal Farra
  • M Z Koubeissi
  • R S Talhouk
  • Pascale E Karam
  • Lama M Chahine
  • Georges Naasan
  • Mona Nabulsi
  • T I El-Hajj
  • Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan
  • Jesus Eric Pina-Garza
  • Zeina Habib
  • Roukoz B Chamoun
  • Sarah H El Yaman
  • Mona M Nabulsi
  • Ziyad Mahfoud
  • Ramzi Sabra
  • Hala Tamim
  • El Khoury Ziad
  • Elias B Rizk
  • Iman Nuwayhid
  • George T Ferzli
  • G Farhat
  • Lisbeth B Moller
  • Rose T Daher
  • Mohamad Yabroudi
  • Amal Rahi
  • Alhan Shamseddine
  • P E Karam
  • Lea Dib
  • Roy D Elterman
  • Maria Corral
  • Heather S Conklin
  • Mary J PiƱa-Garza
  • Ricardo Ayala
  • John A Messenheimer
  • Clay R Warnock
  • Roula Hourani-Rizk
  • Chebl Mourani
  • Salman M Mroueh
  • Youssef G Comair
  • Mohammad Itani
  • Fadi Chamseddine
  • Sahar Abu Hamdan
  • Ghassan M Matae
  • Kamal Saad
  • Amal C Rahi
  • Shadi Malaeb
  • Hadi Fakih
  • Mohamed A el-Bitar
  • Abd el Kader El-Tal
  • Sarah Kouzi
  • Majd Ariss
  • Samar Muwakkit
  • Abdul Ghani Kibbi
  • George Salem
  • G El-Hajj Fuleihan
  • S Demirjian

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of Landau-Kleffner syndrome
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, and Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Paediatr Drugs 7:377-89. 2005
    ..Speech therapy, including sign language, and a number of classroom and behavioral interventions are helpful in managing LKS, and should be used in all patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Refractory calculation-induced idiopathic generalized epilepsy: a case report and review of the literature
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsia 46:48-50. 2005
    ..Our observations illustrate that the occurrence of IGE in families usually follows rather complex patterns of inheritance and that some of them can be refractory to therapy...
  3. pmc Blood lead concentrations in 1-3 year old Lebanese children: a cross-sectional study
    Iman Nuwayhid
    Department of Environmental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Environ Health 2:5. 2003
    ..This study aims at identifying the prevalence and risk factors for elevated blood lead concentrations (B-Pb >or= 100 microg/L) among 1-3 year old children. It also examines the need for universal blood lead screening...
  4. pmc Equal antipyretic effectiveness of oral and rectal acetaminophen: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN11886401]
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Pediatr 5:35. 2005
    ..This study is designed to compare the antipyretic effectiveness of two rectal acetaminophen doses (15 mg/kg) and (35 mg/kg), to the standard oral dose of 15 mg/kg...
  5. pmc Alternating ibuprofen and acetaminophen in the treatment of febrile children: a pilot study [ISRCTN30487061]
    Mona M Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Med 4:4. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Normalization of quality of life three years after temporal lobectomy: a controlled study
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsia 47:928-33. 2006
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Changes in sphingomyelinases, ceramide, Bax, Bcl(2), and caspase-3 during and after experimental status epilepticus
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Res 81:161-6. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Novel mutation causing partial biotinidase deficiency in a Syrian boy with infantile spasms and retardation
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    J Child Neurol 21:978-81. 2006
    ..Whereas preexisting perinatal distress probably contributed to the severity of the patient's symptoms, the described mutation is novel and is possibly responsible for at least some of his clinical manifestations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Two randomized vitamin D trials in ambulatory patients on anticonvulsants: impact on bone
    M A Mikati
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Neurology 67:2005-14. 2006
    ..To investigate the effects of two doses of vitamin D given over 1 year on bone density in ambulatory patients on long-term antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Guideline and algorithms for treatment of pediatric epilepsy in the West: how about the individual patient and the rest of the world?
    Mohamad Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    Epileptic Disord 10:69-71. 2008
  11. ncbi request reprint Brain malformation and infantile spasms in a SCAD deficiency patient
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Pediatr Neurol 36:48-50. 2007
    ..We conclude that short-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency should be considered in the differential diagnosis of gyral abnormality, corpus callosal hypoplasia, and infantile spasms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of a single dose of erythropoietin on subsequent seizure susceptibility in rats exposed to acute hypoxia at P10
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsia 48:175-81. 2007
    ..To determine if posthypoxia treatment with erythropoietin (EPO) has protective effects against subsequent susceptibility to seizure related neuronal injury in rat pups subjected to acute hypoxia at P10...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of magnesium sulfate in kainic acid-induced status epilepticus
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program and Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 54:200-4. 2006
    ..We conclude that (1) Magnesium did not manifest acute behavioral antiseizure effects in the KA P35 model of SE. (2) Magnesium did not prevent the tested long-term behavioral and histological consequences of SE in this model...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for development of subclinical hypothyroidism during valproic acid therapy
    M A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Pediatr 151:178-81. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors for subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) (thyroid-stimulating hormone levels >5 mIU/mL) in patients receiving valproate (VPA) therapy...
  15. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation as a mode of treatment of early onset pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 13:61-4. 2009
    ..In addition, our case had a novel mutation and novel clinical features (onset with ataxia, occurrence of early seizure activity) on top of her other symptoms that were otherwise typical of early onset disease...
  16. doi request reprint Programmed cell death in the lithium pilocarpine model: evidence for NMDA receptor and ceramide-mediated mechanisms
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
    Brain Dev 30:513-9. 2008
    ..The administration of MK-801, the NMDA receptor antagonist, in adults, 15min prior to pilocarpine, prevented ceramide increases, and DNA fragmentation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Marked benefits in physical activity and well-being, but not in functioning domains, 2 years after successful epilepsy surgery in children
    M A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Behav 12:145-9. 2008
    ..6% seizure free vs 8.3%). Cognitive, social, and behavioral functioning did not differ, suggesting that these may require additional interventions during postsurgical follow-up...
  18. ncbi request reprint Consequences of alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid receptor blockade during status epilepticus in the developing brain
    M A Mikati
    Epilepsy Program and Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 113:139-42. 1999
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Response of infantile spasms to levetiracetam
    M A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Neurology 70:574-5. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Successful use of intravenous immunoglobulin as initial monotherapy in Landau-Kleffner syndrome
    M A Mikati
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program and Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsia 41:880-6. 2000
    ..In this article we present the first case in which a patient with Landau-Kleffner syndrome was given intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) as his first and only therapy and responded to it...
  21. ncbi request reprint Time sequence and types of memory deficits after experimental status epilepticus
    M A Mikati
    Laboratory of Developmental Neuropharmacology, Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, 850 Third Avenue, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Epilepsy Res 43:97-101. 2001
    ..These data support the hypothesis that acquisition, but not long term retention, of spatial material is impaired in this model of temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), probably due to the hippocampal injury that occurs after SE...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal programmed cell death after status epilepticus: evidence for NMDA-receptor and ceramide-mediated mechanisms
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsia 44:282-91. 2003
    ..To investigate potential mechanisms that may underlie SE-related neuronal injury, we studied the occurrence of programmed cell death (PCD) in the hippocampus in the kainic acid (KA) model...
  23. ncbi request reprint Stages of status epilepticus in the developing brain
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Adult Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Epilepsy Res 55:9-19. 2003
    ..Adult rats undergo five distinct electrographic stages during status epilepticus (SE). Whether developing animals manifest those stages is not yet known...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of epilepsy surgery on quality of life: a controlled study in a Middle Eastern population
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Behav 5:72-80. 2004
    ..They had less remarkable improvements in social functioning and role limitation areas...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of nimodipine on the behavioral sequalae of experimental status epilepticus in prepubescent rats
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, and Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Behav 5:168-74. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the potential protective effects of nimodipine (ND), a calcium channel blocker, on the acute manifestations and long-term behavioral sequalae of experimental status epilepticus (SE)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic antiepileptic drug associated vitamin D deficiency in noninstitutionalized patients: an under-diagnosed disorder
    Mohamad Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, American University of Beirut, 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017 2303, USA
    J Med Liban 51:71-3. 2003
    ..All had low serum calcium and low vitamin D levels. Our experience supports the practice of screening patients on chronic antiepileptic drug therapy for vitamin D abnormalities...
  27. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of acute and of chronic hypoxia on behavior and on hippocampal histology in the developing brain
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics, PO Box 11 0236 B52 Riad el Solh, American University of Beirut, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 157:98-102. 2005
    ..Chronic hypoxia with superimposed acute hypoxia resulted in consequences that were not different from those of chronic hypoxia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of creatine and cyclocreatine supplementation on kainate induced injury in pre-pubescent rats
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Brain Inj 18:1229-41. 2004
    ..To investigate if energy precursor supplementation is neuroprotective in two neuroexcitotoxicity models; the kainate and the kainate followed by chronic phenobarbital models...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pattern-induced partial seizures with repetitive affectionate kissing: an unusual manifestation of right temporal lobe epilepsy
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, and Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Behav 6:447-51. 2005
    ..2) Affectionate kissing automatisms were a part of his partial seizures and, to our knowledge, have not been reported in the literature before...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of antiepileptic drugs on bone density in ambulatory patients
    G Farhat
    Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    Neurology 58:1348-53. 2002
    ..The objective is to determine the effect of AED on vitamin D levels and bone density in ambulatory patients and to compare the effects of enzyme-inducing and -noninducing AED and of single vs multiple therapy on bone density...
  31. ncbi request reprint Exacerbation of vocal tics after temporal lobectomy
    D Sinno
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Behav 9:211-3. 2006
    ..The patient was determined to have right-sided speech dominance by the Wada test. This is, to our knowledge, only the second reported case of exacerbation of tics after resection of the nondominant temporal lobe...
  32. doi request reprint Experience with hyperphenylalaninemia in a developing country: unusual clinical manifestations and a novel gene mutation
    Pascale E Karam
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Child Neurol 26:142-6. 2011
    ..Part of our experience parallels that in the West. However, the clinical manifestations observed in our patients emphasize the importance of a national newborn screening program with efficient management of diagnosed cases...
  33. doi request reprint Predictors of bone density in ambulatory patients on antiepileptic drugs
    Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan
    Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Bone 43:149-55. 2008
    ..Data in children is scarce and the impact of new therapies and of low vitamin D is not clear. This study assessed predictors of bone mineral density (BMD) in 225 ambulatory patients with epilepsy...
  34. doi request reprint Electroencephalographic changes in pyridoxine-dependant epilepsy: new observations
    Georges Naasan
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epileptic Disord 11:293-300. 2009
    ..Pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy (PDE) is a rare disease, of which the EEG manifestations are only partially characterised. We report our observations of EEG recordings in four patients with PDE...
  35. doi request reprint Biotin-responsive basal ganglia disease: case report and review of the literature
    T I El-Hajj
    Department of Internal Medicine American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Neuropediatrics 39:268-71. 2008
    ..Since our case showed differences with those in the literature, it might represent a new entity or a milder form of the same entity...
  36. doi request reprint Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy in intractable childhood epilepsy: open-label study and review of the literature
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Behav 17:90-4. 2010
    ..These results indicate large-scale controlled studies of IVIG in epilepsy are still needed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Age, dose, and environmental temperature are risk factors for topiramate-related hyperthermia
    El Khoury Ziad
    Department of Pediatrics, Director, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Neurology 65:1139-40. 2005
  38. doi request reprint Two new familial severe infantile spasm syndromes in males
    Pascale E Karam
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Behav 14:696-700. 2009
    ..Etiologic workup and ARX gene sequencing were negative. This indicates that several familial ISSs exist but are not genetically characterized...
  39. doi request reprint A child with refractory complex partial seizures, right temporal ganglioglioma, contralateral continuous electrical status epilepticus, and a secondary Landau-Kleffner autistic syndrome
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Behav 14:411-7. 2009
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Approach to pediatric epilepsy surgery: State of the art, Part I: General principles and presurgical workup
    Makram Obeid
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 13:102-14. 2009
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Intracarotid propofol testing: a comparative study with amobarbital
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P O Box 11 0236, Riad El Solh 110702020, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Behav 14:503-7. 2009
    ..Propofol is an effective alternative to amobarbital in the Wada test, and may be used successfully in multiple repeated injections within the same test without significant residual sedation or significant adverse effects...
  42. ncbi request reprint Efficacy, tolerability, and kinetics of lamotrigine in infants
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics, Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, American University of Beirut, New York City, New York 10022, USA
    J Pediatr 141:31-5. 2002
    ..To investigate the efficacy, tolerability, and kinetics of lamotrigine during the first year of life...
  43. ncbi request reprint Expanding spectrum of paroxysmal events in children: potential mimickers of epilepsy
    Makram Obeid
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 37:309-16. 2007
    ..This review describes the different mimickers of epilepsy and focuses on their circumstances, precipitators, prodromes, pathophysiology, and other manifestations that help distinguish them from epilepsy...
  44. doi request reprint Quality of life after surgery for intractable partial epilepsy in children: a cohort study with controls
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Res 90:207-13. 2010
    ..Investigate if quality of life (QOL) normalizes on long-term follow-up after surgery for partial epilepsy in children...
  45. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of intravenous immunoglobulin in Landau-Kleffner syndrome
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Epilepsy Program and Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 26:298-300. 2002
    ..025). Two patients had a dramatic response to IVIG, with complete resolution of symptoms. This finding suggests that IVIG has at least some efficacy for the therapy of Landau-Kleffner syndrome...
  46. ncbi request reprint Benign pediatric localization-related epilepsies. Part I. Syndromes in infancy
    Lama M Chahine
    American University of Beirut Medical Center, P O Box 11 0236 B52, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epileptic Disord 8:169-83. 2006
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Approach to pediatric epilepsy surgery: State of the art, Part II: Approach to specific epilepsy syndromes and etiologies
    Makram Obeid
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 13:115-27. 2009
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Quality of life after vagal nerve stimulator insertion
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epileptic Disord 11:67-74. 2009
    ..Assess quality-of-life after vagal nerve stimulation and determine patient characteristics associated with improvement in quality-of-life...
  49. ncbi request reprint Gap junctional intercellular communication in hypoxia-ischemia-induced neuronal injury
    Rabih S Talhouk
    Department of Biology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Prog Neurobiol 84:57-76. 2008
    ..Understanding the mechanisms involved in gap junction-mediated neuronal injury due to hypoxia will lead to the development of novel therapeutic strategies...
  50. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery following resection of an epileptogenic focus in the motor hand area
    Roukoz B Chamoun
    Neurosurgery Division, Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epilepsy Behav 11:384-8. 2007
    ..We discuss the proposed mechanisms for recovery based on available data from experimental animal and clinical human studies...
  51. ncbi request reprint Facial nerve palsy with acute otitis media during the first 2 weeks of life
    Elias B Rizk
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    J Child Neurol 20:452-4. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, this is the only reported case of acute otitis media with associated facial nerve palsy in a newborn during the first 2 weeks of life...
  52. doi request reprint Motor variant of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy in a child
    Durriyah D Sinno
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Pediatr Neurol 38:426-9. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Benign pediatric localization-related epilepsies
    Lama M Chahine
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Epileptic Disord 8:243-58. 2006
    ..In addition, we discuss their occasional overlap with or progression into other syndromes...
  54. ncbi request reprint Long-term patterns of weight changes during topiramate therapy: an observational study
    Sarah H El Yaman
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Neurology 69:310-1. 2007
  55. doi request reprint Long-term tolerability and efficacy of lamotrigine in infants 1 to 24 months old
    Jesus Eric Pina-Garza
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Child Neurol 23:853-61. 2008
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Localized morphea: a rare adverse effect of valproic acid
    George T Ferzli
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, New York, New York 10017 2303, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 29:253-5. 2003
    ..His symptoms resolved gradually after discontinuation of the medication. To our knowledge, this is the first patient reported to have an apparently valproic acid-induced localized morphea...
  57. ncbi request reprint Venous sinus thrombosis in a renal transplant patient
    Zeina Habib
    Transplantation 83:825-7. 2007
  58. ncbi request reprint Medical treatment of patients with infantile spasms
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program and Department of Pediatrics American University of Beirut, Medical Center Beirut, Lebanon
    Clin Neuropharmacol 25:61-70. 2002
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Arthrogryposis, renal tubular acidosis and cholestasis syndrome: spectrum of the clinical manifestations
    Mohamad A Mikati
    Clin Dysmorphol 16:71. 2007